Iowa Defeats Pittsburgh 31-27 - Recap
James Vandenberg was good for 399 yards through the air on Saturday as the Hawkeyes got past the Panthers by a score of 31-27 at Kinnick Stadium.
The Hawkeyes were a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Marcus Coker rushed for 86 yards, while Damon Bullock added 4 yards in the win. Keenan Davis and Marvin McNutt added 129 and 112 receiving yards respectively.
Ray Graham rushed for 97 yards for Pittsburgh, while Tino Sunseri added 25 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 255 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Devin Street and Ray Graham had 138 and 50 yards respectively.
Iowa outgained Pittsburgh 475-422 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Hawkeyes.
Iowa led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:07/26:53 split in that important category.
Iowa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Monroe. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track vs Notre Dame.